Gringo Favelado
British Expats Living in Brazilian Favela Communities

Gringo Favelado - British Expats Living in Brazilian Favela Communities
Show More

Comments (1)

Anonymous picture
Marcia

This movie changed my perception about favelas. I did not know that it had changed so much.
Beautiful people with good hearts live there in the midst of the violence.
And I'm surprised that foreigners are moving in and that they like this place.

Related videos

Denying Brazil - Race and Racism on Brazilian Television
A documentary film about the taboos, stereotypes, and struggles of Black actors in Brazilian television "soaps." Based on his own memories and on a sturdy body of research evidence, the director analyzes race relations in Brazilian soap operas, calling attention to their likely influence on Black people's identity-forming processes.
Unknown Amazon - Brazilian Inhabitants in the Amazon Rainforest
Observing the relationships between humans and nature in different parts of the Amazon today, what are the consequences of this occupation on the rain forest and the world? In UKNOWN AMAZON (Amazonia Desconhecida), we meet indians, miners, industries, farms, social movements and much more, and create a huge panel to…
Ending the Cycle of Violence - Tools for Young People
Ending the Cycle of Violence is a groundbreaking series that provides a bold new approach to Violence Prevention, and introduces youth to the essential life skills of Understanding Consequences, Developing Empathy, Practicing Forgiveness and Making Non-Violent Choices. The series is based on the nationally recognized community-based prevention programs developed by…
Washington/Peru: We Ain't Winning!
In Washington/Peru: We Ain't Winning!, producer David Feingold and director Shari Robertson investigate the situation in Peru in the early 1990s - a case that, according to one U.S. congressman, "defies all description and solution." Internal conflict rages between the government and Shining Path communist guerillas, while the United States…
Inside the Mind of Favela Funk - Brazilian Underground Music Culture
A documentary about love and relationships in the world of the extremely popular 'favela funk': pornographic music from Rio de Janeiro's deprived neighborhoods. The film shows the perspective of the favela youth and aims to find the relation between the favela funk lyrics and their personal, daily (love) lives, dominated…
Show Me Rio! - The Authentic Rio de Janerio Experience
The best way to discover a city is through its people. In this film, notable Rio residents like artist Vik Muniz, model Andrea Dellal, singer Chico Buarque, designer Oskar Metsavaht and mayor Eduardo, amongst others who show us "their" Rio de Janeiro. The amazing Tijuca Forest, the Carnival, the Sunday…
A Mao e A Luva - Opening Libraries in Brazil
North east Brazil, State of Pernanbuco. We are in one of the poorest and most needy areas of the city of Recife, the Pina favela. This is where the film takes place, a film that recounts the story of Ricardo Gomes Ferraz, aged 35, better known as KCal. The favela…
South America 1 - Brazil - Rio de Janeiro
Part of the Series: Exploring the World Series
Brazil's Rio de Janeiro is one of the most exciting and most visited cities in the world. Here we discover why with aerial and down-to-earth views of this popular destination. Here we see the Christo Redentor, Rio's most famous landmark, which is a statue of Christ with outstretched arms atop…
Hotel Splendid - How an Italian Hotel Became Home for African Refugees
Selected to screen at the prestigious Society for Visual Anthropology Film Festival, this award-winning film is an intimate account of a community of migrants from Africa who are living in an Italian hotel converted into an emergency refugee camp. The film recounts the migrants' dramatic voyage to Europe -- the…
Adriana Lisboa - Brazilian Author
Brazilian writer Adriana Lisboa grew up in Laranjeiras where her family stills resides in the house her grandfather built more than fifty years ago. By all means, Lisboa is a true Carioca, a native of Rio de Janeiro. This categorical identity, hasn't deterred the author's unrelenting pursue for what laid…
Oscar Niemeyer - Brazilian Architect
Niemeyer - Life is a Breath of Air is a film that, without claiming to be groundbreaking or brilliant as the character who serves as its theme, uses the clarity of its lines and poetic forms to (re) construct the story of the greatest icon of Brazilian Modern Architecture, a…
Galeno, A Crafty Boy (Galeno, Curumim Arteiro) - An Award-Winning Brazilian Artist’s Source of Inspiration
Galeno is one of the most important and productive Brazilian artists working today. He's had many exhibitions in Brazil and Europe and won several prestigious awards such as the Acquisition Prize. Paintings, drawings, engravings, frescos, sculptures, and installations -- Galeno does it all. Influenced by Brazilian Constructivism and Neo-Concrete movements,…